The Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan has published a draft order banning the supply of goods to Russia and Belarus that fell under Western sanctions. The Kremlin noted that Moscow and Nur-Sultan, on the contrary, are aimed at developing cooperation
The building of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan has not yet made decisions to support anti-Russian sanctions, the countries, on the contrary, intend to expand cooperation, said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Earlier, the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan published for public discussion a draft order regulating the implementation of sanctions on the supply of certain goods to Russia. Peskov was asked if the Kremlin was following the discussion of this initiative.
“Our governments are in constant contact,”— the spokesman replied. “Therefore, no decisions have been made so far. So far, on the contrary, an absolute intention is being declared to further develop our interaction,— he said, speaking about relations between Moscow and Nur-Sultan.
Peskov was also asked if Kazakhstan remains a friendly country. “Certainly, of course,” — This was stated by the Kremlin representative.
The draft order of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan published for public discussion is called “On approval of the rules for the implementation of a pilot project to record the movement of certain types of goods when they are exported from the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the territory of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. Kommersant was the first to pay attention to him.
The list of goods, in respect of which the state revenue authorities of Kazakhstan (the joint tax and customs service) must ensure the prohibition of third countries on exports to Russia and Belarus, “is formed and published by the authorized body <…> in open access on the official Internet resource www.traderadar.kz”, the document says. At the same time, the state revenue bodies “within one working day” must certify copies of electronic invoices submitted by them or refuse to certify them, “if the country of origin of the goods is a country” that has banned the export of certain types of goods to Russia and Belarus. Refusal to certify invoices actually closes the possibility of supplying such goods to these countries.
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In June, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev became one of the few foreign politicians who visited the St. economic forum. At it, Tokayev stated that Nur-Sultan does not recognize the DPR and LPR, which he considers “quasi-state territories.” His press service also reported that the president did not accept the Order of Alexander Nevsky, which the Russian side offered to award him. At the same time, the Kremlin did not confirm the plans to present this award to the President of Kazakhstan.
At the same forum, Tokayev said that Kazakhstan would follow Western restrictive measures in order not to fall under secondary sanctions. However, the country “in no case renounces its allied obligations,” he added.
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